Titles and breeding

A few days ago I received a call from a very sweet woman who was looking for a puppy. She said that she would like a “sharp” dog… the high drive type that most people do not want to take. Well, [...]


Three Days With Igor Lengvarsky

Three Days With Igor Lengvarsky What I learned from a 3-day seminar with Slovakian trainer, handler, international judge, and the newly appointed vice president of FCI effectively sums up what [...]


The power in observation

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” –  Albert Einstein When you are training a dog with a coach supervising, there are so many distractions [...]


Tribute to the training helpers

In protection phase of IPO routine, the dog is required to show active aggression and power. To develop a young puppy into a dominant and powerful adult, consistency and knowledgeable helper work [...]


Value of IPO Trials

What is the value of IPO (Schutzhund) competitions? This is a very honest question. The answer to this question is the reason why so many handlers, breeders, and trainers work tirelessly to [...]